[tex-live] dvips cannot find figures

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Dec 28 10:15:57 CET 2005

> The dvips info file describes the "-R" flag:
> `-R'
>     Run securely.  This disables shell command execution in `\special'
>     (via ``', *note Dynamic creation of graphics::) and config files
>     (via the `E' option, *note Configuration file commands::), and
>     opening of any absolute filenames.
> Try "dvips -R0 ..."

That did the trick, thanks. It might have been a good idea to write this 
somewhere, i.e. that the normal behavior of dvips have changed.

I'm going to change this globally.


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